Wadsworth Atheneum

A HISTORY OF CONNECTICUT WINE

Wine has been meticulously crafted in Connecticut ever since colonists discovered wild grapes growing on their land. At first glance, the New England climate appears inhospitable for this fastidious fruit, but a number of varieties thrive here, including pinot gris, chardonnay, cabernet franc, cayuga white and st. croix. These carefully cultivated grapes have produced wines of unique characteristics and surprising quality.

Join local wine enthusiasts Eric D. Lehman and Amy Nawrocki as they explore the intricacies of the regions local blends, the vintners who craft them and the people who taste them. With vineyards and wineries in every corner of the state, you're likely to find one that suits your palate - right in your own backyard!

Details: By Eric D. Lehman & Amy Nawrocki
published 2011, 125 pages, softcover

 

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